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  1. Donna Donna: Glen Campbell's Brutally Honest Song About Alzheimer'sRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | WBAB-FM West Babylon

    Music legend Glen Campbell makes no secret of his Alzheimer's disease. In a bid to raise awareness about the devastating illness, the five-time Grammy winner and Country Music Hall of Famer went public with his diagnosis in 2011, and embarked on what was to be a 3 to 5 week 'Goodbye Tour' that wound up continuing for a year and a half.


  2. Audition for "Crazy for You" Nov. 6, 9 at ECCRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Elgin Community College Musical Theatre announces auditions for the spring production of the "Crazy for You: The New Gershwin Musical," with music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin, and a book by Ken Ludwig. Directing and choreographing the musical is Konnie Kay.


  3. College Notes: CLC's Fall Choral Concert set for Oct. 26Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | Lake County News-Sun

    Concert: Fall Choral Concert will be at 4 p.m. Oct. 26 at 19351 W. Washington St. Enjoy music by CLC's four vocal ensembles: Choir of Lake County, CLC Singers, Chamber Singers and Gospel Choir. Due to the quiet nature of many songs, choral concerts are not appropriate for children under the age of 3. Tickets are $4.


  4. Ohio State University Marching Band's Tribute To Classic RockRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | 93.3 The Eagle

    The Ohio State University marching band is well known for their amazing choreographed routines during halftime at football games.


  5. Glen Miller Orchestra concert Oct. 24th to benefit Local Law Enforcement FoundationRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | County 10 News

    The first appearance of the Glen Miller Orchestra in Fremont County in 2013 was so successful, they have been invited back for a fund raiser for the Riverton Police Foundation, which now includes the Lander Police Department and the Fremont County Sheriff's Office. The event is planned at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theatre this Friday, October 24th at 7 p.m. The tickets are $25 per person.


  6. Concert on Nov. 9 will feature Big Band soundRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    The Bluewater Big Band will be performing at Sarnia's Imperial Theatre on Nov. 9 at a concert to benefit the International Symphony Orchestra. The best of the Big Band swing sounds will be featured at the upcoming Bluewater Big Band Blast to benefit the International Symphony Orchestra.


  7. Star GoatsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WBAB-FM West Babylon

    Now, take those same screaming goats and have them sing The Imperial March from Star Wars and you've got yourself a big pile of internet video fun. In case you're one of the few who have not seen a screaming goat or you just want to relive the fun, watch this: In case you missed it, check out the Ohio State University Marching Band trubuite to Classic Rock during Saturday's halftime show.


  8. Ohio State University Marching Band Halftime Show Rocks The Stadium Like A HurricaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Switched

    The Grove is the legendary tailgating area located at the center of the University of Mississippi campus. It is approximately 10 acres in size and is shaded by oak, elm and magnolia trees hence the grove part of the name.


  9. Brian Setzer Donates Gretsch Guitar to SmithsonianRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    Grammy Award-winning musician Brian Setzer donated his signature orange Gretsch guitar to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History during a ceremony Oct. 17 . The replica guitar is evocative of Setzer 's original 1959 Gretsch 6120 "Stray Cat" guitar , for which he raided his Monopoly game for two dice drilled holes in them and attached them to take the place of the missing tone knobs.


  10. Video: Ohio State University Marching Band perform amazing 'Classic Rock' half-time showRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Independent

    Among the hits to be performed included Kiss' Rock and Roll All Nite and the Rolling Stones' Jumping Jack Flash A video of Ohio State University's Marching Band has gone viral after they wowed audiences with their own classic rock tribute during the half-time show of a American Football college match between Ohio State and Rutgers University on Saturday. The Ohio State Marching Band, which is commonly referred to as the "The Best Damn Band in the Land", carried out a performance that included songs from the well-known rock bands the Rolling Stones, Kiss and Van Halen.


  11. Ohio State University Marching Band halftime show dedicated to classic rockRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    On October 18, 2014 The Best Damn Band in the Land , better known as the Ohio State University Marching Band , performed several classic rock hits during their halftime show . This marching band has an extraordinary history.


  12. OSU Marching Band brings Frankenstein, rock classics to life in halftime showRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    Frankenstein walked the field Saturday in Ohio Stadium as the Ohio State University Marching Band paid tribute to some rock-and-roll classics. The band's halftime show, titled "Classic Rock," matched a playlist of favorites with the on-field animation that has become a trademark of "The Best Damn Band in the Land."


  13. OSU Marching Band Rock TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 101.5 The River

    The Ohio State University Marching Band never ceases to impress! Another awesome half-time performance...a tribute to Rock and Roll! Mary Beth Zolik has been part of morning radio in Toledo for over 25 years. In the fall of 2005, she was inducted into the Ohio Broadcasters Hall of Fame, along with her now happily retired partner, Jack Mitchell.


  14. Stella Bass: Too Darn HotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | All About Jazz

    Singer Stella Bass is a stalwart of Dublin 's live music scene, leading small jazz ensembles and collaborating with the HotHouse Big Band and the Dublin City Jazz Orchestra. Bass's debut jazz recording follows Smoke and Sound , her cabaret tribute to Kurt Weil, Bertold Brech, Marlene Dietrich et al. In the main, Too Darn Hot sees Bass mine the jazz standards of the 1930s and 1940s, repertoire she's polished every Sunday for years in Dublin's chic Cafe en Seine.


  15. Ohio State University Marching Band: Watch Their Amazing Rock TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | HollywoodLife

    Ohio State University's marching band is amazing ! You are going to be in awe of this talented band after you check out their Oct. 18 halftime performance. Click to WATCH! Rock 'n' roll music is practically the sound of America, but we've never heard it like this before! The Ohio State University marching band paid tribute to the genre with an awesome halftime performance on Oct. 18 that will blow your mind with classic rock goodness.


  16. Ohio State Marching Band's Mesmerizing Classic Rock ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 |

    There is a good reason that The Ohio State University Marching Band is referred to as "The Best Damn Band In The Land" and their performance from Saturday's halftime show did nothing to dispel that. Their tribute to classic rock included jams from The Scorpions, Kiss, and The Who, among others.


  17. The Ohio State University marching band's classic rock medley will melt your mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The Ohio State University Marching Band has done it again, raising halftime football entertainment into a mind-blowing performance art form. During the halftime show against Rutgers on Saturday, the band pulled out all the stops to pay tribute to classic rock.


  18. Dorsey Orchestra coming to the GrandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | State Journal

    Dorsey was a giant in the Big Band Era of the 1930s and '40s. His orchestra was considered among the best dance bands, generating a string of 17 No.


  19. Ohio State marching band's day began long before kick offRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Plain Dealer

    For members of the Ohio State University Marching Band, Saturday's duties began long before the Buckeye's football game kicked off. Band members reported by 9:30 a.m., six hours before game time, for warm-ups and music rehearsal, followed up by a film session from Friday's practice that showed which parts of the show were potential trouble spots.


  20. Bryan Ferry a " live reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2013 |

    Fiona Shepherd delivers her verdict on a scintillating show from iconic singer Bryan Ferry at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall - the first date on his major new tour. Bryan Ferry has deepened his lifelong love affair with jazz on latest album The Jazz Age , which has in turn spawned this monster of a live show featuring songs from across his solo and Roxy Music catalogue arranged for a big band - a novel exercise and one which invited a fresh perspective on old favourites.